Rose-Hulman Softball Splits Twinbill with Millikin

Rose-Hulman Softball Splits Twinbill with Millikin

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology blasted three home runs to win the opener, before Millikin University rallied in game two to salvage a split of a softball twinbill at the Engineer Softball Field on Tuesday night.

In the opener, junior Michelle Korf blasted two home runs and tossed a complete game shutout to lead Rose-Hulman to a 9-0 victory.  Korf finished 2-3 with two runs scored and five RBIs on a two-run round tripper and a three-run shot.

In the pitching circle, Korf allowed just two hits with one strikeout to improve to 5-2 on the season.

Offensively, junior Jenny Miller added to the attack wth a walk-off two-run homer among two hits.  Jessica Will also had two hits for the Fightin' Engineers and Cassidy Yeomans added a double and scored once.

In the nightcap, Millikin scored in each of the last four innings to claim a 10-4 victory.  Kailey Lyons led the Big Blue with four hits and three runs scored.

The Rose-Hulman offense reached double figures in hits, led by Will with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs.  Maddie Struble added two hits and one RBI in the nightcap.

Rose-Hulman stands 8-6 and returns to action in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener on Saturday at Anderson University.  Millikin has a record of 14-8 after the split.